Erie City Mission seeks volunteers for holiday meals

   November 10, 2014 5:00 am

Erie City Mission will be hosting numerous meals, including breakfasts, lunches and dinners, between now and the beginning of the New Year, and is looking for volunteers — both individuals and community and service groups — to help staff the preparation and service of those meals. In particular, groups experienced with meal preparation and service…

YMCA of Greater Erie accepting donations of canned vegetables

   October 1, 2013 1:38 pm

The YMCA of Greater Erie is collecting canned peas, corn and green beans throughout October. The items will be donated to the Erie City Mission for its annual Thanksgiving basket drive. Collection bins are available at all YMCA branch lobbies, as well as Early Learning and after school centers. Area branch locations include the downtown…

Donate to free Thanksgiving dinners in the Erie area

   November 19, 2012 12:33 pm

Volunteerism booms around the holiday. If you want to spend part of your Thanksgiving week actually giving, consider volunteering at or donating to one of the free Thanksgiving dinners in Erie and Crawford counties. Here’s a list of free meals, courtesy of my colleague Dana Massing. While most of these dinners already have volunteer cooks…

Pies needed for the Erie City Mission’s Thanksgiving dinner

   November 1, 2012 7:05 am

It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving is just a few weeks away. The Erie City Mission serves a holiday dinner to about 400 people each year. This year, the mission is looking for pies (pumpkin, apple, your favorite, etc.) to add a sweet finish to its meal. You can drop off pie donations at…

Erie City Mission

   November 18, 2011 2:53 pm

Who are they? Now celebrating 100 years of service, the Erie City Mission is a Christian non-profit social outreach organization, running several programs to serve those in need in the Erie community. According to director of Missions Ministries, RoseMarie Lackey, Erie City Mission is, ‚Äúdedicated to providing quality services for individuals, families, and communities impacted…